Posts tagged "Drew Peterson"

Signed into law: Drew Peterson bill, PTSD training, more financial transparency for Illinois

Signed into law: Drew Peterson bill, PTSD training, more financial transparency for Illinois
Domestic violence priors to be admitted in murder cases – HB 5264 – The recently concluded Drew Peterson trial used a history of domestic violence as evidence, a piece of information that may have played a key role in his conviction for murder. Now HB 5264 would mandate that the information used in Peterson’s trial... Read more »

Bill to admit domestic violence priors as evidence in murder cases awaits Quinn

As the murder trial against former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson gets under way, his history of domestic violence is expected to play a key role. Peterson is accused of murdering his then-wife Kathleen Savio in 2004, and prosecutors are expected to use his previous record of abuse against Savio to try and convict him.... Read more »